Historical Tuscan villa: Buonriposo

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Situated in the centre of Italian region Val D’Orcia, the most coveted place in Tuscany, this charming country house boasts 8 double ensuite bedrooms and a beautifully furnished beamed-ceiling interior. Buonriposo, which means ‘good rest’, crowns the valley alongside over twenty castles and rest houses.

Tuscan villa Buonriposo (2)

Downstairs there is an oversized double living room with fireplace and which opens to the terrace and pergola, a dining room seating 20, a large kitchen with high-end appliances, including a two-oven gas stove with 10 burners, microwave oven, refrigerator with separate freezer, ice maker and a laundry room with washing machine, dishwasher and dryer, double ensuite bedroom giving access to the terrace and garden.

 

Upstairs there is a second living/dining room for 10 with fireplace, a further, smaller, fully-fitted kitchen, large double bedroom with access to balcony, dressing room with its private bath and shower, two twin ensuite bedrooms and a double bedroom with its own bath.

Outdoors there is a large subterranean dressing room with hot water shower, a cotta-paved pergola next to the heated swimming pool, a Jacuzzi hot tub in local stone, a heated swimming pool with hot tub, an expansive patio for entertainment with built-in barbecue and antique brick oven for dining al fresco, and a vegetable garden. Situated in the middle of Tuscan hills, the views the premier villa offers are overwhelming: clay hills and hillocks, gorse thickets and cypress trees and a two-acre green lawn stretching up to edges of wheat fields, impressive west view over the 11th century tower and castles.